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  • Fla. Gov. Scott using his money to help campaign

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    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who got elected four years ago after spending more than $70 million of his own money, is being forced to dip into his own wallet in the final days of his re-election campaign. Scott told a Miami television station Wednesday that he is...

  • Arizona activists defend ballot deliveries

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    PHOENIX (AP) — A coalition of Arizona advocacy groups defended its practice Wednesday of dropping off early ballots for voters. The grassroots organizations are facing an outcry in the wake of surveillance video posted last week that shows a volunteer hand-delivering numerous ballots...

  • Medicaid expansion, budget top governor's debate

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    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Medicaid expansion and the state budget emerged as key issues Wednesday in Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan and Republican businessman Walt Havenstein's first televised debate. Hassan, who is seeking her second term, has centered her campaign on bipartisan...

  • 35 players selected for US rugby tour

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Thirty-five players have been chosen for the U.S. national rugby team's tour next month that features a Nov. 1 test against New Zealand in Chicago. USA Rugby announced head coach Mike Tolkin's selections Wednesday. Not all of the players will available for every...

  • Texas' Davis says she would welcome Obama visit

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    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Wendy Davis said Wednesday she would welcome President Barack Obama campaigning for her in Texas after largely keeping distance from him throughout her underdog run for governor. Still trailing by double digits in some polls with less than two weeks until...

  • Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

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    DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website. The government's...

  • Boyfriend charged in death of 15-year-old girl

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    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 17-year-old suspect made a juvenile court appearance on Wednesday after he was charged with killing his girlfriend two years ago. The badly beaten body of 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak was found in the Jordan River after she told family and friends she was...

  • Democratic group seeks probe of GOP congressman

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A Democratic group has asked the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate whether Republican U.S. Rep. Fred Upton violated federal law and House rules through contacts with contributors to a super PAC that backs his Democratic challenger. The American...

  • Biden in Illinois: Each vote for Democrats crucial

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden pressed Illinois voters Wednesday to rally behind Democrats during the approaching election, calling each vote crucial to advancing the party's progress in health care, education and women's rights. The vice president headlined a...

  • Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction

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    NEW YORK (AP) — A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday, far exceeding pre-sale estimates and outdoing a previous high price of more than $671,000 paid in Germany last year. Bonhams auction house...

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